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Trying to hang a chandelier in my daughter's room but having problems. My husband tried hanging a different one in her room last week but something went wrong and sparks were flying in the room and the circuits were tripped. I turned them back on and got a new chandelier. Today, I attempted it again. Turned off circuit breaker, attached ground wire to ground spot, attached black to black and white to white. Turned circuit back on and nothing works.... What am I doing wrong?
 

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Did you check the breaker/fuse to see if it tripped? Is everything else in the room working ok? Check the switch for power.
 

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WITH POWER OFF

If everything else is working, and just that portion of the ceiling isn't, then those "sparks" might have "melted" something. :eek:

Or, it may be something loose. Check the lightswitch if there is one, and double check the wiring leading to that.

You can get a non-contact tester also, and trace for voltage to see where it starts/stops. Just don't touch ANYTHING when the power is on.
 
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